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Located 3 miles south on SR 251, was established on 1851. Once on the Butterfield Overland Stage route, this outpost played an important part in defending the frontier. Seven original buildings are restored; two are small museums, and a third houses the county archives. Picniking is allowed.

Location: TX 251, Newcastle Texas Telephone 940-846-3222

Other History nearby:
(Mineral Wells) Crazy Water Well
(Newcastle) Fort Belknap
(Newcastle) Fort Belnap
(Albany) Georgia Monument
(Jacksboro) Jack County Museum
(Albany) Ledbetter Picket House

10/17 Coming to The Newcastle area
Fort Worth Show of Antiques and Art Fort Worth TX March8-9 Formerly the Dolly Johnson Antique Show, this is one of the oldest shows in Texas.
Paluxy River Spring Bluegrass Festival Glen Rose TX April4-6 Live entertainment in historic Oakdale Park.
Dallas Greek Food Festival Dallas TX September27-29 The Greek Food Festival supports Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church's ministries, community outreach, and youth programs.